Academic, Economic and Societal Impacts My Research and Contributions Have Made

Total Citations (by Google Scholar)

     Total number of cited publications and Jorge E. Hirsch's H-Index.
     Citations: 659    |  h-index: 15  |  i10-index: 29

Knowledge Transfer

  1. U.S. NASA Patent
    Method of Improving System Performance and Survivability through Changing Function. US-Patent-8,275,724, US-Patent-Appl-SN-12/569,422, NASA. Patent Filed Date: September 29, 2009. Publication Date: September 25, 2012. URL: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
  2. U.S. NASA Patent Application
    Power Provision Based on Self-Sacrificing Craft. U.S., NASA, # GSC-16438-1


An interview on Formal Verification for MIRI, the Machine Intelligence Research Institute, January 30, 2014.

An interview for the FoCAS Coordination Action, Fundamentals of Collective Adaptive Systems. Phu Quoc, Vietnam, November 25, 2013. URL:

An interview for the Awareness Coordination Action, FP7: FET Proactive Intiative. June 15, 2012.


  1. The Irish Times Watch this space: Lero’s software research can later apply to down-to-earth situations , an article quoting my book "Autonomy Requirements Engineering for Space Missions", January 12, 2015
  2. How to use patents more effectively , an article on my patent "Method of Improving System Performance and Survivability through Changing Function", July 2013
  3. VerticalNews Defense and Aerospace Week , Oct. 10, 2012
  4. HighBeam Research US Patent Issued to The United States of America for ... , Sept. 30, 2012
  5. The Engineers Journal, a publication of Engineers Ireland Weekend special: Irish software in space , by Maria Daly, Aug. 20, 2011
  6. Science Calling! Lero signs E300k contract with European Space Agency , The Engineers Journal (a publication of Engineers Ireland), Autumn, 2011
  7. Inside Ireland Lero announces European Space Agency contract , by Christopher Weir, Aug. 18, 2011
  8. IDA Ireland The Irish Software Engineering Research Centre (Lero) signs E300k contract with European Space Agency , by John Kennedy, Silicon Republic, Aug. 18, 2011
  9. SFI Ireland Lero, the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre, signs E300k contract with European Space Agency , by Science Foundation Ireland, Aug. 18, 2011
  10. PC Clean Irish Software hooks up with NASA to aid space traffic , by Niall Mulrine, Navenny, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal, Ireland , Nov. 5, 2010
  11. NewScientist Swarming Spacecraft to Self-destruct for Greater Good , by Paul Marks, Sept. 06/10, 2010
  12. Computerwelt NASA: Selbstmord-Roboter zur Weltraumforschung , Sept. 07, 2010
  13. derStandard NASA entwirft Kollektiv-Roboter mit Fähigkeit zum "Selbstmord" , Sept. 07, 2010
  14. InsideIreland Irish Scientists Design NASA Software , Nov. 01, 2010
  15. Lero collaboration with NASA highlighted by New Scientist , Nov. 01, 2010

Invited Talks

  1. Awareness in Software-Intensive Systems; Invited Talk; 2nd International Conference on Context-Aware Systems and Applications (ICCASA 2013) , Phu Quoc, Vietnam; November 25, 2013
  2. Engineering Self-adaptive Systems - Challenges and Approaches; Seminar; Concordia University , Montreal, QC, Canada; January 17, 2012
  3. Developing Model-Checking Mechanisms for ASSL: An Experience Report; Invited Talk; 9th International Conference on Software Engineering and Formal Methods , Montevideo, Uruguay; November 14-18, 2011
  4. Knowledge Representation for Autonomous Systems – The ASCENS Case Study; Dagstuhl Seminar on Organic Computing - Design of Self-Organizing Systems, Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz Center for Informatics , Dagstuhl, Germany; May 3, 2011
  5. Challenges to Overcome in the Development of Autonomic Systems; IEEE Seminar; Technical University Sofia , Sofia, Bulgaria; February 3, 2011
  6. Engineering Autonomic Systems with ASSL; IEEE Seminar; Concordia University , Montreal, QC, Canada; June 16, 2009

Editorial Boards

Steering Committees


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